Policies Development and Considering the Risk to Your Business At This Time

Start Date: 05/08/2020

Duration: 2 hours (10am - 12pm)

Location: Online via Zoom

Cost: Free

Programme overview

On completion of this course participants will have an increased understanding of the duty of care required by employers under Irish employment legislation

Learning Outcomes

  • A greater understanding of the responsibilities of management under the return to work safely protocol
  • Confidence to be able to draft a policy from scratch
  • An understanding of the importance of re-induction training
  • An understanding of the duty of care employers have under Irish employment law

Who is this course for?

All members of management working in the Hospitality industry

Content Covered:

Returning to Work – Potential Liability

  • Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act, 2005
  • Irish employers duty of care to protect employees
  • GDPR
  • Who needs to be involved

Return to Work Protocol

  • Brief explanation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Pre return to work questionnaire

Contract & Policy Updates

  • Requirements under Irish employment legislation for a contract
  • Key contract clauses during COVID19
  • Relevant case law
  • Key policies during COVID19
  • Other recommended policies and procedures
  • How to draft a policy
  • An example of a drafted policy – ‘Return to Work Covid Policy’
  • Key considerations

Re – Induction Training

  • Requirements of the training

Returning to Work

  • Changing Contractual Terms
  • Tips for dealing with challenging people
  • Managing Employees who don’t want to attend back to work
  • Takeaway exercise
  • Q&A

Trainer Profile

The HR Suite

Laura Reidy

Laura Reidy has a Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management from the University of Limerick and a Higher Certificate in Hotel & Catering Management from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology. Laura is a qualified in Manual Handling Instruction, Train the Trainer and Workplace Health & Safety. Before joining the HR Suite Laura worked in various operational roles in the hotel industry, before specialising in HR Management.